Fun ’n Friendsy

by Vicki H. Budge

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    Twings are made by pasting leaves onto paper squares to form birds, animals, or people. To make them you will need different-shaped leaves, marking pens, white or colored paper, and paste.

    Smooth the leaves until they are flat and fasten them with paste onto the paper. Use the marking pens to complete the figures you wish to make (see illustrations below).

    What kind of twings can you create?

    Word Quiz

    Do you know what a bill is? A bill can be the beak of a bird, an ancient military weapon, the visor of a cap, a boy’s name, or the tip of an anchor arm. Bills are also written documents used by lawmakers, itemized accounts of goods or services, paper money, and posters. Can you think of anything else known as a bill? Below are definitions of some items that begin with the word bill. Fill in the blanks to complete the name of the item.

    1. A certificate of one’s physical condition

    bill of __ __ __ __ __ __

    2. A blind channel leading out from a river

    bill__ __ __ __ __

    3. A folding pocketbook

    bill__ __ __ __

    4. A menu

    bill of __ __ __ __

    5. Receipt given when selling something

    bill of __ __ __ __

    6. List of goods being shipped

    bill of __ __ __ __ __ __

    7. A chunky piece of wood

    bill__ __

    8. A very large number

    bill__ __ __

    9. Flat panel or wall for posting bills

    bill__ __ __ __ __

    10. Weevil whose larvae eat roots of crops

    bill__ __ __

    11. List of privileges claimed by people

    bill of __ __ __ __ __ __


    (1) bill of health, (2) billabong, (3) billfold, (4) bill of fare, (5) bill of sale, (6) bill of lading, (7) billet, (8) billion, (9) billboard, (10) billbug, (11) bill of rights.